4/18/20 COVID-19 pandemic recap

Noah Maldonado, News Editor

In Illinois, there are 29,160 confirmed cases of COVID-19 per the Illinois Department of Health. There are 1,603 cases in Will County and 135 cases in Kendall County. Approximately 137,404 people have been tested for the virus within the state and 1,259 have died from the virus.
Nationwide, there are over 732,197 cases of COVID-19. 38,938 have died from the virus and over 67,483 have recovered.
Globally, there are 2,317,759 cases of COVID-19. As of now, among the countries impacted, Italy is at 175,925 cases; Iran is at 80,868 cases; Spain is at 191,726 cases; Germany is at 143,342 cases; and France is at 149,149 cases. 159,510 have died, and over 592,319 have recovered so far.